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Andaman Islands Yacht Charter Guide: Havelock Island

Andaman Islands Yacht Charter Guide: Havelock Island Andaman Islands Havelock Havelock, the largest island in the the Ritchies Archipelago, is approximately 25 miles North East of Port Blair. The island is fringed by miles of coral reefs backed by white sand beaches and tropical jungle. Havelock would be considered “heaven on earth” in any other setting but it is quite ordinary by standards you come to expect when visiting the Andaman Islands by yacht. While you grow rather accustomed to Read More …

Sailing Yacht Asia Releases an Online Cruising Guide to the Andaman Islands, India

 New Online Cruising Guide for the Andaman Islands, India   Floating in splendid isolation in the middle of the Bay of Bengal are the Andaman Islands. Administered by India, these 300 or so islands are the highest peaks of a submerged mountain range that stretches from Sumatra in the south to the Irawaddy delta in the north. The Andaman Islands have everything you could desire from an adventurous yacht charter destination. There are literally hundreds of deserted islands to explore, each one Read More …

Burma Mergui Archipelago Yacht Cruising Guide: Bo Cho

Chart of Bo Cho Island, Mergui Archipelago, Burma Burma’s Mergui Archipelago: Bo Cho Island This island is one of the few places in the Mergui where you are guaranteed to come across the Moken Sea Gypsies. There is a permanent Moken village on the northern side of Bo Cho along the side of the channel between Bo Cho and Lampi Island. This village started was established about 30 years ago as a place for the nomadic Moken to dump the Read More …

Burma’s Mergui Archipelago – The Moken Sea Gypsies

The indigenous people of Burma’s Mergui Archipelago are the Moken. These gentle, peaceful people are a source of complete fascination to anthropologists as they still cling to their traditional nomadic, hunter-gatherer existence despite attempts to settle them in permanent villages. Traditionally the Moken do not fish. They are hunter-gatherers mainly living off shellfish collected in the inter-tidal zone. They also free dive for shell fish and sea cucumbers, sometimes diving to amazing depths ballasted by large stones tied to their waists. Read More …